The cheapest times to fly from BKO to DTW are

  • October 8th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 15th, November 12th, and November 26th)
  • December 24th to June 3rd (except the week of January 1st)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BKO to DTW is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $8326 for Thursday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $1331 for Monday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from Bamako (BKO) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $1398 to $2258 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1638. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $2871. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1233 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1983 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BKO to DTW flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BKO to DTW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BKO to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BKO to DTW flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Bamako. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DTW, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into BKO. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $392 (18%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1840. Return trip prices are from the DTW to BKO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BKO to DTW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking BKO to DTW

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from BKO to DTW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (BKO > IST > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1293
  • Average savings: $691 (34.82%)

See BKO to TUN flights

Hack #2: Tunis (BKO > TUN > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1319
  • Average savings: $664 (33.48%)

See BKO to IST flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (BKO > JFK > DTW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1328
  • Average savings: $656 (33.06%)

See BKO to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BKO to DTW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, Turkish Airlines, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport to Modibo Keita Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4895 miles or 7878 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BKO to DTW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BKO to DTW flight is about 9 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Bamako and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from BKO to DTW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBKO
Origination airport nameModibo Keita Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeDTW
Destination airport nameDetroit Metro Wayne County Airport
CityDetroit, MI
Countrythe United States


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